long distance raksha bandhan

India is a land of festivals and we Indians are emotionally connected with each other to celebrate the festivals. These festivals and cultures connect family members because all family members celebrate festivals in groups. One of our all-time favorite festivals, Raksha Bandhan is just around the corner, and this year it will be celebrated on 3rd August. This day celebrates the bond between siblings and is celebrated with lots of traditional sweets and a grand feast. On this special day, a sister ties the rakhi on her brother’s wrist and gets gifts in exchange. But due to the lockdown, many siblings are not able to celebrate the festival together. Long-distance Raksha Bandhan is not a new concept. But this year, more people than ever before will be looking at ways to celebrate Raksha Bandhan from a distance.

Living far away from your sibling doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate Raksha Bandhan, you just have to be a bit more creative with it. With a little help from the internet and online services, celebrating Rakhi with a faraway sibling is not impossible.

There are lots of ways through which you can celebrate this Raksha Bandhan with your sibling even when there are miles of distance between you two.

Here, we’re going to look at some ways you can celebrate this special day with your sibling even if they’re on the other side of the word. Or, if you’re unable to leave the home and are looking to celebrate this day online.

This is the time when the siblings miss each other very much and cherish all of their old memories. If your brother or sister is residing somewhere and you are not together to celebrate this Raksha Bandhan, then there is no need to feel gloomy. You can send rakhi online to his place.

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This Rakshabandhan, kill the distance with these amazing long-distance Raksha Bandhan celebration ideas and let your brother or sister know that distance has nothing to do with closeness.



Ideally, the festival should be celebrated together but since you both cannot, you can express the undying love and affection for your hard-working brother by sending a rakhi. This is a great way to stay in touch and make your presence felt despite being miles away. You can also attach a simple and sweet Rakhi message and can send it with E- Rakhi. This will surely be the best and your brother will find it touching.


Video Chat

Video is a perfect way to overcome not being able to physically visit your sibling. A video chat, on your platform of choice, is a great way to bridge the gap on Raksha Bandhan. Celebrate Rakhi on a video chat while exchanging Raksha Bandhan’s wishes and sweets live over the same. This is sure to create a joyous moment and curb the gap. Your day will be good and that too for your brother. This is the great use of social media in your day-to-day life.

Don’t let not being able to visit your sibling get in the way of having a face-to-face chat. With video calling, you can have your joyous moments together, no matter where either of you is.


Make A Video 

Since your sibling lives miles away from you and your family, it is certain that he or she misses you, and your mom and dad very much. So, here’s an idea. You can make a family video montage which is a compilation of videos and audios. In this, you can make small clips of your family members giving heartfelt messages to your distant brother and sister. The audios can be of your family sending heartfelt messages to your brother, let him know everyone’s thinking about him.


A Social Post

So, how often do you write something heartfelt for your sibling? Probably not all that often, right? On Rakshabandhan, make a cute and adorable post on social media with a photo collage or Raksha Bandhan quotes for your sibling which is sure to touch the heart. You can even make a collage of family photos with his photos and can post it on any social media. Seeing this in the morning, your brother will feel very special and you will surely receive a call from him.

And to add a little extra, why not add a photo collage or Raksha Bandhan quote. This is sure to touch your sibling’s heart and let them know you’re thinking of them on this special day.

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Surprise Gifts

So this Rakshabandhan, make sure you prove Distance Is The New Closeness with these heartwarming long distance Rakhi celebration ideas and rejoice the occasion to the fullest. If your sibling keeps on complaining that you haven’t really gifted something for long, A surprise Raksha Bandhan Gift is a nice idea to have your love delivered despite you are far off. This will definitely make his month a relaxing one.

Sometimes sending just a rakhi is not enough, giving a surprise gift is more exciting as you never know the reaction of the person for whom the gift is. So, on this Raksha Bandhan, give special surprise gifts to your brother and sister, and make them super happy just by the comfort of your home.


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